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Amazon, Walmart, eBay Eye Potential $50B Market for Federal Online Purchases

The General Services Administration plans to implement e-marketplace platforms to help agencies speed up the procurement of products online and Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN), eBay (Nasdaq: EBAY) and Walmart (NYSE: WMT) are expressing interest in gaining a share of that market that could reach $50B annually, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: POC Hosts Unmanned Systems in the Future Fight Forum, Baird’s 2019 Government & Defense Conference, $152M Contract for Booz Allen, Executive Moves for GDIT, Leidos & Weekly Top 10 Stories

On Tuesday, Potomac Officers Club (POC) hosted its Unmanned Systems in the Future Fight Forum featuring Maj. Gen. Peter Gersten, special assistant to the Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Programs (AF/A5/8) for the U.S. Air Force, as the keynote speaker. In addition, an expert panel featuring Jim Thomson …

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GSA Announces Top 40 Phase 1 Offerors on OASIS Small Business Pool 1

The General Services Administration issued Friday the list of 40 Phase 1 awardees and apparent successful vendors for the first pool of the One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services – Small Business contract vehicle. GSA said in a notice published Friday the Phase 1 rolling awards were made under the on-ramp solicitation the agency issued in April for OASIS SB pools 1, 3 and 4.

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Randy Tharp Named ManTech VP for VA Programs

Randy Tharp, a former account management lead at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has been appointed vice president of Veterans Affairs programs at ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT). "I’m honored to continue to serve our veterans in this new role, and look forward to working with our VA and Industry partners to deliver on our promise to care for those who shall have borne the battle," Tharp said.

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Sevatec Wins GSA’s COMET BPA, $116M Task Order Award; Sonny Kakar Quoted

Sevatec announced on Thursday that the General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded the company a spot its CIO Modernization and Enterprise Transformation (COMET) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA). The company will provide application modernization and transformation services for Halley’s COMET $116 million task order. Sevatec will be responsible for a portfolio of …

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Unisys Lands $144M NOAA Cloud Transition Services BPA

Unisys (NYSE: UIS) booked a potential five-year, $144M contract during the third quarter to help the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration migrate agency operations to a cloud computing environment. "We look forward to assisting NOAA as it moves forward to modernize its IT operations in support of its crucial mission in support of climate science, the environment and the overall U.S. economy," said Gary Wang, vice president of cloud, infrastructure and security services at Unisys' federal business.

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